May 26, 2004
ATHENS, Ga. - No. 11 ranked junior Dianne Hollands lost in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Women's Tennis Singles Championship, Wednesday May 26, to the No. 3 ranked player Cristelle Grier of Northwestern. Hollands was the lone Wildcat to compete in the singles championships. The loss marks the end of her season and gives her a 31-12 record on the season.
Hollands lost the match held at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia in two sets, 6-2, 6-4.
This concludes the season for the Arizona women's tennis team. No. 41 Arizona finished the season with a 7-13 record.
Dianne Hollands, Arizona "It was a tough match right from the start. Cristelle (Grier, Northwestern) played really well. The first set I was trying to go deep, but she was just dominating. The second set, I got a little closer, and I had a few chances, but I just didn't capitalize."
Cristelle Grier, Northwestern "I felt good today. She (Dianne Hollands, Arizona) was a great competitor, she kept me out. But I felt good, and I was able to get back to where I was last year. Next round, I'll keep to the same game I've been playing, just stay competitive and get out there and do my thing."
Results Cristelle Grier (Northwestern) def. Dianne Hollands (Arizona), 6-2, 6-4.